News Release:



UPDATE SUMMARY: At approximately 3 pm on August 17, 2020, Officers were dispatched to a deceased subject in the 300 block of N. Main St.

Officers arrived and located a deceased male, that was later identified as Burk Jones.

An investigation immediately followed and it was determined that Mr. Jones suffered from multiple blunt force trauma. Steven Nail, was developed as a suspect and a warrant for murder was issued for his arrest. Nail was located by officers around 8 am in the 100 block of W Michigan St. on today’s date. Nail was transported to EPD headquarters and interviewed in reference to the issued warrant and confessed to his involvement in Mr. Jones’s murder. Steven Nail was then transported to the Vanderburgh County Jail and booked under the charge of murder.

He is presumed innocent until proven guilty.